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a random walk 00:35:00

A Random Walk in Science

by Steven Chu
A Random Walk in Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 855 views
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I will discuss my random walk in science, from my graduate student on postdoctoral years testing the Weinberg-Salam-Glashow theory of electro-weak forces, and then to energy transfer in condensed matter systems, the spectroscopy of positronium, laser....

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Africa - Dewar 00:59:00

Africa’s future: do water issues matter?

by Robert Dewar
Africa’s future: do water issues matter?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 887 views
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What will happen in Africa as water demand increases? Robert Dewar is the recently retired UK High Commissioner to Nigeria and former Ambassador to Ethiopia. Robert drew on his considerable experience of working and living in ....

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McAdoo 00:10:00

Ancient tsunamis

by Brian McAdoo
Ancient tsunamis
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 993 views
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The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was not the first of its kind, according to research in Nature. Two groups of scientists have found sedimentary evidence for possible predecessors to the 2004 event in...

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Atmosphere - L-N - Crutzen - Chem 2009 00:31:00

Atmosphere Climate and Chemistry in the Anthropocene

by Paul Crutzen
Atmosphere Climate and Chemistry in the Anthropocene
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 826 views
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Despite their relatively small mass, 10-5% of the earth biosphere as a whole, generations of ambitious 'homo sapiens' have already played a major and increasing role in changing basic properties of the atmosphere and the earth's surface. Human activ....

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Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate in the Anthropocene Lindau-Nobel Paul Crutzen 2012 00:23:00

Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate in the Anthropocene

by Paul Krutzen
Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate in the Anthropocene
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 753 views
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Despite their relatively small mass, 10% of the earth biosphere as a whole, generations of ambitious ‘homo sapiens’ have already played a major and increasing role in changing basic properties of the atmosphere and the earth’s surface.  Human ....

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Can nanocrystals 00:07:00

Can nanocrystals stop the climate change?

by Frank Riehle
Can nanocrystals stop the climate change?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1768 views
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Fossil resources are limited and their CO2 emission strongly contributes to the global warming which is mainly responsible for the increasing appearance of natural catastrophes. Renewable biomass which can be converted into various forms of usable en....

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Canoeing - L-N - Agre - Chem 2009 00:28:00

Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective

by Peter Agre
Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 930 views
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As scientists, our livelihoods are supported by teaching and research, but we also have the opportunity to make observations beyond our usual confines and share these with non-scientific citizens. Growing up in my native state of Minnesota, I have al....

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Serniak 00:12:00

Carbon Sequestration

by Kyle Serniak
Carbon Sequestration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1498 views
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Why is carbon sequestration so important?

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RS Huppert 01:02:00

Carbon storage: caught between a rock and climate change

by Herbert Huppert
Carbon storage: caught between a rock and climate change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1163 views
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Bakerian Prize Lecture by Professor Herbert Huppert FRS Institute of Theoretical Geophysics at the University of Cambridge.    Since the formation of the Earth, the global mean surface temperature, carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane content of the at....

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RSC Shakashiri 01:00:00

Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1433 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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CapturFiles_5 00:42:00

Climate change

by Sherwood Rowland
Climate change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 978 views
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This presentation gives Rowland's current (2006) opinion/impression of Global Warming. He says that the first legislated discussion that he remembers in the US senate on the Global Warming was in 1986 and the looming problem and whether governments s....

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Leakey 01:07:00

Climate change and extinction

by Richard Leakey
Climate change and extinction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 952 views
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Today countless protected areas for biodiversity are maintained at huge public and private expense. The question we must consider is whether our protection strategies actually protect when the real threats are related to the current climate change. M....

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